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259.72
+7.57
+3.00%
After Hours :
259.72
0.00
0.00%

Open

255.88

Previous Close

252.15

Volume (Avg)

1.16M (624.51k)

Day's Range

254.22-264.66

52Wk Range

227.42-300.49

Market Cap.

14.42B

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

1.25

Shares Outstanding

55.53M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

32.15 (8.06)

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  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Business Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Buy
    • Revenue

    • 4.32B

    • Net Income

    • 496.17M

    • Market Cap.

    • 14.42B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 21.06B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 11.10

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.01

    • Beta

    • 1.25

    • Forward P/E

    • 17.45

    • Price/Sales

    • 3.57

    • Price/Book Value

    • 15.22

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 15.95

      • EBITDA

      • 1.32B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 4.03

      • Return on Equity %

      • 68.79

      • Return on Assets %

      • 4.03

      • Book Value/Share

      • 17.06

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 55.53M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Buy
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 321.25

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 5

        • EPS Estimate

        • 13.04

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 3.23

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 23.10

          • 10.74

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 17.50

          • 16.56

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 18.00

          • 20.14

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 16.35

          • 11.94

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 15.30

          • 6.45

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 9.03

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 39.50

            • 48.06

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 17.58

            • 18.54

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 11.10

            • 12.44

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 40.30

            • 46.52

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 15.60

            • 17.56

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 9.50

            • 41.09B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 6.93

              • 0.81

              • Current Ratio

              • 2.35

              • 1.22

              • Quick Ratio

              • 2.08

              • 0.54

              • Interest Coverage

              • 3.74

              • 5.84

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 15.01

              • 4.02

              • Book Value/Share

              • 17.06

              • 8.73

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 32.15

                • 26.18

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 37.26

                • 810.64

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 6.53

                • 363.00

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 3.57

                • 1.27

                • Price/Book Value

                • 15.22

                • 4.67

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 15.95

                • 12.61

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 1.97M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 2.59

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 3.72

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 2.13M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • -

                    • Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 68.79

                        (136.50)

                      • 25.78

                        (25.18)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 4.03

                        (3.50)

                      • 6.41

                        (5.56)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 9.16

                        (2.30)

                      • 10.43

                        (14.31)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 43.80k

                      • 11.56k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 12.70

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.36

                      • 0.52

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      1.10B
                      Operating Margin
                      25.44
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      15.95
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      41.36%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      59.41%

                      Float

                      97.41%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      6.09%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Ivy Science and Technology Fund

                      •  

                        974,300

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.80

                      • AZ InvestEd Ivy Science & Tech Fund

                      •  

                        974,300

                      • 12.12

                      • 1.78

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        902,439

                      • 3.55

                      • 1.63

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        857,736

                      • 2.64

                      • 1.54

                      • Waddell & Reed Advisor Science And Techn

                      •  

                        688,850

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.27

                      • Wells Fargo Advantage Growth Fund

                      •  

                        652,603

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.18

                      • American Century Heritage Fund

                      •  

                        606,572

                      • 11.05

                      • 1.12

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        576,469

                      • 2.68

                      • 1.04

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        562,490

                      • 1.39

                      • 1.01

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,970,280

                      • +4.46%

                      • 7.35

                      • Waddell & Reed Investment Management Co

                      •  

                        3,937,201

                      • +69.63%

                      • 7.29

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        2,439,986

                      • +1.32%

                      • 4.52

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        2,227,495

                      • +2.64%

                      • 4.12

                      • J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.

                      •  

                        2,061,209

                      • +21.72%

                      • 3.81

                      • Wells Capital Management Inc.

                      •  

                        1,652,275

                      • -30.56%

                      • 3.06

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        1,631,988

                      • +4.28%

                      • 3.02

                      • Standard Life Investments

                      •  

                        1,527,275

                      • +18.81%

                      • 2.83

                      • Edgewood Management LLC

                      •  

                        1,502,911

                      • +96.71%

                      • 2.78

                      • TimesSquare Capital Management, LLC

                      •  

                        1,395,765

                      • +1.17%

                      • 2.58

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Industrials

                      Industry

                      Business Services

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Mid Growth

                      Alliance Data Systems Corp is a provider of data-driven and transaction-based marketing and customer loyalty solutions. It offers a portfolio of integrated outsourced marketing solutions, including customer loyalty programs, database...more marketing services, marketing strategy consulting, analytics and creative services, direct marketing services and private label and co-brand retail credit card programs. It engaged in facilitating and managing interactions between its clients and their customers through all consumer marketing channels, including in-store, on-line, catalog, mail, telephone and email, and emerging channels such as mobile and social media. The Company captures and analyzes data created during each customer interaction, leveraging the insight derived from that data to enable clients to iden...moretify and acquire new customers and to enhance customer loyalty. The Company's products and services are reported under three segments: LoyaltyOne®, Epsilon, and Private Label Services and Credit. It has traditionally marketed and sold its products and services on a stand-alone basis but increasingly market and sell them on an integrated basis. LoyaltyOne includes the Company’s Canadian AIR MILES® Reward Program. Epsilon provides end-to-end, integrated direct marketing solutions that combine database marketing technology and analytics with a broad range of direct marketing services, including email marketing campaigns. Private Label Services and Credit encompasses credit card processing, billing and payment processing, customer care and collections services for private label retailers as well as private label retail credit card receivables financing, including securitization of the credit card receivables that it underwrites from its private label retail credit card programs. Through its consulting services, the Company analyzes its clients’ business, brand and/or product strategy to create customer acquisition and retention strategies and tactics designed to further optimize its clients’ customer relationships and marketing return on investment. The Company designs, builds and operates complex consumer marketing databases for large consumer-facing brands such as Hilton HHonors and the Citi ThankYou programs. The Company performs processing services and provides service and maintenance for private label and co-brand credit card programs. It use automated technology for bill preparation, printing and mailing, and also offer consumers the ability to view, print and pay their bills on-line. The Company’s client base of more than 1,300 companies consists primarily of large consumer-based businesses, including well-known brands such as Bank of Montreal, Canada Safeway, Shell Canada, AstraZeneca, Hilton, Bank of America, General Motors, Victoria’s Secret, Lane Bryant, Pottery Barn, J. Crew and Ann Taylor. The Company competes with marketing services companies, credit card issuers, and data processing companies, as well as with the in-house staffs of its current and potential clients. Federal and state laws and regulations extensively regulate the operations of Comenity Bank and Comenity Capital Bank.lessless

                      Key People

                      Edward J. Heffernan

                      CEO/Director/President

                      Mr. Robert A. Minicucci

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Charles L. Horn

                      CFO/Executive VP

                      Bryan J. Kennedy

                      Executive VP/President, Subsidiary

                      Bryan A. Pearson

                      Executive VP/President, Subsidiary

                      • Alliance Data Systems Corp

                      • 7500 Dallas Parkway

                      • Plano, TX 75024

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 214 494-3000

                      • Fax: -

                      • alliancedata.com

                      Incorporated

                      1996

                      Employees

                      12,000

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